Bean Salad with Pine Nuts and Feta Recipe

A slightly sweet apple vinegar and mustard dressing tops off this protein rich salad.

Bean Salad with Pine Nuts and Feta Recipe

How To Make Bean Salad with Pine Nuts and Feta

Mixed salad beans with citrus-y vinaigrette

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Total: 10 mins


  • 15 oz red kidney beans, (1 can), drained and rinsed
  • 15 oz pinto beans, (1 can), drained and rinsed
  • 7 oz cucumber, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • 4 oz bell peppers, preferably a mix of colors and chopped
  • oz red onion, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup parsley, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olives, pitted and sliced, preferably cured
  • 2 tbsp feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts, roasted
  • tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp honey
  • salt and ground black pepper, to taste


  1. In a small bowl, make the dressing by whisking together both kinds of vinegar, olive oil, mustard, and honey.

  2. Season with salt and pepper. Adjust accordingly. Whisk until emulsified and set aside.

  3. In a large salad bowl, combine both beans, cucumbers, bell peppers, onions, parsley, olives, feta cheese, and pine nuts.

  4. Drizzle dressing on the salad and toss well. Adjust seasoning as needed and serve.


  • Sugar: 5g
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  • Calcium: 96mg
  • Calories: 289kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 41g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Fat: 8g
  • Fiber: 13g
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Potassium: 741mg
  • Protein: 14g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 122mg
  • Vitamin A: 862IU
  • Vitamin C: 31mg
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